Abiku, and the spirit, or spirits, who caused the death being also called Abiku. It is the belief that the spirit does not ever plan to “stay put in life” so it is “indifferent to ben okri poems pdf plight of its mother and her grief.
The spirits themselves are believed to live in trees, especially the iroko, baobab and silk-cotton species. Nigerian military oligarchy, is based upon an abiku. Abiku’ rely heavily on this occurrence. New York:Thevj Scarecrow Press, 1962.